Feb 19, 2019

The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition

  • Crimson Education
  • Worldwide
Specialist Essay Editing Competition Skill Building


The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, under the Royal Commonwealth Society, was launched by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall as a chance for all young Commonwealth citizens and residents to share ideas and develop their creative skills in the spirit of multi-cultural and global connection aross the Commonwealth.

Students submit writing entries inspired by prescribed topics for the Senior and Junior Categories. For 2019, all topics relate to a central theme of A Connected Commonwealth; inviting students to explore how they can work towards positive change across the Commonwealth by using cultural, technological, and environmental connections. The process of writing engages students to consider the potential of the Commonwealth in strengthening the links between citizens in a globalised and interconnected world.

For further information visit the official website at https://thercs.org/youth-and-education/the-queens-commonwealth-essay-competition/

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




Anyone can participate

Participation Cost


Submission Fee

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


Essay writing based on prompts. 

Time Commitment


Essay writing submission

Application Deadline

June 1, 2019

Application Process Includes

To be announced for 2019